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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Die Fasanerie. (Calenberg)'; The Pheasantry at Callenberg 1857

Albumen print | 19.6 x 24.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2102867

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Photograph showing the pheasantry building at Callenberg. The building is decorated with antlers. There is a man standing below the entrance porch with a gun strapped across his body.

This is one of a series of photographs that were commissioned by Queen Victoria to be presented to her husband Prince Albert on his birthday in August 1857. Bedford, accompanied by his wife, travelled to Coburg in June and early July to photograph the places associated with the Prince's childhood.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 19.6 x 24.8 cm (image)

    31.5 x 38.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria as a gift for Prince Albert, 1857

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animal physiology
          • Antlers
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
    • People
      • Men
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Firearms
              • Guns